CPNP release 1.5 successfully deployed
News

On 22 December DG SANCO (Health and Consumers) announced the launch of improved features in the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal. The new functionalities include but are not limited to a transfer [...]

No need to be concerned about BPA, EFSA Confirms
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The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) published in January 2015 a re-evaluation of BPA (bisphenol A) – an additive used in cosmetics packaging, which is totally banned in cosmetic products accordin [...]

NEW Opinions Upcoming After the Last Meeting of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)
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On the 20th of January 2015 took place in Luxembourg the last meeting of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS). New opinions have been drafted by the Working Group on Cosmetics Ingredient [...]

D4 and D5 Silicones UK’s Proposal Of Restrictions
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The UK Competent Authorities has expressed the intention to ask the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to limit the use of the two cyclosiloxanes D4 (Cyclotetrasiloxane) and D5 (Cyclopentasiloxane). Exp [...]

Legislation

(EC) No 1223/2009 (Cosmetics Regulation)
⇨ Cosmetics Regulation

2013/674/EU
⇨ Guidelines on Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliement and of the Council on cosmetic products (Guidelines on the Cosmetic Products Safety Report)

(EU) No 655/2013
⇨ Common criteria for the justification of claims used in relation to cosmetic products

(EU) No 1004.2014
⇨ Amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (Parabens)

(EU) No 1003.2014
⇨ Amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (MCI-MI)

 (EU) No 866.2014
⇨ Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) No 866.2014 amending Annexes III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council on cosmetic products (alkyl (C16, C18, C22) trimethylammonium chloride, citric acid (and) silver citrate, ETH-50 (nano))

(EU) No 358/2014
⇨ Amending annexes II and V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (parabens & triclosan)

(EU) No 1197/2013
⇨ Amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (hair and eyelash dyes)

(EU) No 658/2013
⇨ Amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (hair dye products)

(EU) No 658/2013
⇨ Amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products (Polidocanol)

(EU) No 344/2013
⇨ Amending Annexes II, III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Animal Testing
⇨ Documents related to animal testing in the field of cosmetics

Alternative methods for cosmetics testing
⇨ Public consultation on alternative methods for cosmetics testing

OTHER APPLICABLE EU LEGISLATIONS

Chemicals website

⇨ Chemicals website of the European Commission including information on restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations

Climate website
⇨ Climate website of the European Commission regarding ozone-depleting substancescontained in aerosol products

Pressure and Gas website
⇨ Pressure and Gas website of the European Commission relating to aerosol dispensers

Legal metrology and pre-packaging website
⇨ Legal metrology and pre-packaging website of the European Commission with information on nominal quantities and nominal capacities permitted for certain prepackaged products

Environment website
⇨ Environment website of the European Commission on packaging and packaging waste